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Amazing PIX! Rabbits have tiger cubs as playmates

  Rabbits play with tiger cubs at a theme park in Sanya, in south China's Hainan province. These animals have found some of the most unlikely of friends to keep them company. Check out our slideshow to see some quirky animal friendship.   A dog rests on a buffalo near Ravi River in Lahore.... [Read More]

Global growth: Nations that lead the race

  A view of Indonesia's Central Bank building in Jakarta. China and India are still at the top among the fastest growing economies in the world. But growth for both is slowing down when comparing their projected growth to the historical three-year average, says a PricewaterhouseCoopers study. India... [Read More]

Two Indian airlines among world’s most dangerous

  Taiwan's China Airlines plane takes off at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, which collects information about aviation accidents and safety, has published its annual Airline Safety Ranking, according to Business Insider. Sixty airlines... [Read More]

India 4th largest in steel output

  A workers walks through finished steel bars of different quality India’s rank in the world order of steel production remained unchanged at fourth slot with an output of 76.7 million tonnes, despite logging the highest growth of 4.2 per cent among major producing nations in 2012. There was... [Read More]

Oops! Models falling on the catwalk

  Fashion Week Models are perfect beings. But sometimes, these heavenly creatures have their embarassing moments too — when a shoe heel breaks, the foot get stuck in the garment or the ramp is simply too slippery — and they slip, literally. Recently, French designer Stephane Rolland’s... [Read More]

AMAZING PICS: Postcards from Cuba

  A youth jumps into the ocean from a breakwater in Havana. We bring you some street life scenes from Cuba For the first time in half a century, Cuba made travel news recently as it changed its migration policies allowing Cuban nationals to travel overseas without a sepcial exit visa. The communist-ruled... [Read More]

World’s top 20 economic superpowers by 2030

  Shanghai World Financial Centre. The world economy is projected to grow at an average rate of just over 3 per cent per annum from 2011 to 2050, doubling in size by 2032 and nearly doubling again by 2050, states a PricewaterhouseCoopers report. According to the report, ‘World in 2050 The... [Read More]

A restaurant where robots cook and serve food

  Robots deliver dishes to customers at a Robot Restaurant in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. No need to tip this waiter! A sci-fi restaurant in China has employed robots to work as waiters, cooks, entertainers and receptionists.   Customers watch a robot cooking dishes at a Robot Restaurant... [Read More]

The best cities to travel to in 2013

Iguazu Falls Puerto Iguazu Best known for the Iguazu Falls that are all of 18 kilometres away from the city, Puerto Iguazu has pretty much developed its infrastructure around tourism needs. Etymologically Iguazu owes its roots to the Guarani or Tupi words ‘y’ that means ‘water’... [Read More]

Biggest gold companies in the world

  A gold Combibar at refiner and bar manufacturer Valcambi in Swiss town of Balerna. Even though Canada lags far behind its counterparts in reserves, Canadian companies dominate the gold industry. These companies are big players in the Canadian industry, which ranks seventh globally, but rely mostly... [Read More]

Most expensive office spaces in the world

  Aerial view of the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai The global market for office rentals grew three per cent in 2011, up from just one per cent the year before, according to property consulting firm Cushman & Wakefield. Driven by increased demand and strong gains in emerging economies, the rate for... [Read More]

Tax rates in India and around the world

  Shoppers walk down Fifth Avenue in New York. The world’s highest top rates of income tax, according to KPMG, an accounting firm, are found in Aruba (58.95 per cent) and Sweden (56.6 per cent). When employee social-security contributions are taken into consideration, though, neither country... [Read More]

India is one of the highest job creators due to offshoring

  India outsourcing activity India created 64,370 jobs in the last four years owing to outsourcing activity. It has not only grabbed one of the largest number of offshore projects in the world, but remains one of the most attractive locations for conducting offshore business activity in the South... [Read More]

Stunning electric cars you would love to drive!

  Honda Motor Co's electric Micro Commuter Concept city vehicle in an image released by Honda. Electric cars were popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, the development of internal combustion engine technology and mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles affected the... [Read More]

Nuke weapons nations: Who has the biggest firepower

  Agni-V missile being tested The bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a turning point in mankind’s history, events that marked the beginning of humanity’s ability to instantly self-annihilate. As of today, there are nine countries generally recognised to own nuclear weapons, with... [Read More]

Houses with electricity: India’s top 20 states

The electricity sector in India is the world’s fifth largest with an an installed capacity of 205.34 gigawatt (GW) as of June 2012. The captive power plants generate an additional 31.5 GW. Thermal power plants constitute 66% of the installed capacity, hydroelectric about 19% and remaining is... [Read More]

Beware! Live animal right ahead

  Turtle A woman tries to guide a stranded turtle to safety on Walker Road in Great Falls, Virginia. A snapping turtle crossing the road forced drivers to detour around it.   White Rhino A white rhino and its baby cross a road on the drying shores of Lake Nakuru in Kenya’s Rift Valley,... [Read More]

10 countries that will rule world trade

10 countries that will rule world trade While the world is currently growing through tough economic times, the long-term picture looks much better. Economists project world trade (ie the sum of imports and exports) in real terms is set to jump from $37 trillion in 2010 to $287 trillion in 2050, according... [Read More]